Tag Archives: kindness

Love never fails

If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Life, Literature, Love | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Caught in a storm

When it was decided that we would sail for Italy, Paul and some other prisoners were handed over to a centurion named Julius, who belonged to the Imperial Regiment. We boarded a ship from Adramyttium about to sail for ports … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Life, Literature, Love | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

They thought they had killed him

At Iconium Paul and Barnabas went as usual into the Jewish synagogue. There they spoke so effectively that a great number of Jews and Greeks believed. But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the other Gentiles and poisoned their minds against … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Life, Literature, Love | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Amazing courage

The priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to Peter and John while they were speaking to the people. They were greatly disturbed because the apostles were teaching the people, proclaiming in Jesus the … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Life, Literature, Love | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Great kindness

Jesus took the Twelve aside and told them, “We are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written by the prophets about the Son of Man will be fulfilled. He will be delivered over to the Gentiles. They will … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Life, Literature, Love | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The law of love

One Sabbath Jesus was going through the grainfields, and his disciples began to pick some heads of grain, rub them in their hands and eat the kernels. Some of the Pharisees asked, “Why are you doing what is unlawful on … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Life, Literature, Love | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The way to freedom

After fourteen years, I went up again to Jerusalem, this time with Barnabas. I took Titus along also. I went in response to a revelation and, meeting privately with those esteemed as leaders, I presented to them the gospel that … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Life, Literature, Love | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment